Sheffield rape victim, 12, continues to receive specialist support

A girl aged 12, raped in woodland in Sheffield is continuing to receive specialist support after her ordeal.

By Claire Lewis
Thursday, 23 May, 2019, 07:55

The youngster was raped in Richmond Heights Woods, Richmond, in the early hours of Sunday, May 19.

Girl, 12, receives specialist support after rape in Sheffield

South Yorkshire Police said the incident was reported to the force just before 3.35am, with the rape said to have taken place around an hour earlier, at 2.30am.

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A 16-year-old boy arrested on suspicion of rape was quizzed over the sex attack before being bailed as enquiries continue.

Anyone with information should call South Yorkshire Police on 101 and quote incident number 164 of May 19.

Crimestoppers can also be contacted, anonymously, on 0800 555111.